MEB, ESG personnel project sea power ashore at LSE-14
Navy Lt. Cmdr. Jonathan Long, right, representing the fires officer of the Expeditionary Strike Group 3, and Cpl. Charles Stephens, a command control communications computer specialist with 1st Marine Expeditionary Brigade, practice coordinating fire missions during Large Scale Exercise 2014 here, Aug. 10, 2014. LSE-14 is a bilateral training exercise being conducted by 1st MEB to build U.S. and Canadian forces’ joint capabilities through live, simulated, and constructive military training activities. The exercise also promotes interoperability and cooperation between joint, coalition, and U.S. Marine Forces, providing the opportunity to exchange knowledge and learn from each other, establish personal and professional relationships and hone individual and small-unit skills through challenging, complex and realistic live scenarios with special focus on building combat power ashore.